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Dimitri Lurie

Born 1970, Leningrad, USSR.
Lives and works in Oslo, Norway and Saint Petersburg, Russia.

2000-2001 Guest artist, State Art Academy
1993-1997 Philosophical and Religious Institute, St-Petersburg
1987-1993 State Technical University, St-Petersburg

Film and video artist, filmmaker and photographer.
Head of the independent DodoFilm production company.
Dimitri (Dodo) Lurie is a representative of the art film community of Russia and Norway and has a particular poetic voice. His credo is to experiment with a visual nature of film rather than a storytelling.
Lurie has made twenty two documentaries and short films along with various art projects. Lurie’s works were presented at various international film festivals and art affairs worldwide and collected several awards.

Short film credits

Director, Producer


Norway | Jan 2016 | 21:00
An ascetic meteorologist for many years lives and works on a distant meteorological station in a sort of a voluntary exile from the society he once be...
Image from Преломление


Norway | Jul 2012 | 3:33
Black and white urban dreams refract into restrained colors of the pristine northern landscape and pulsate in the rhythms and prophetic mutterings of ...
Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Editor, Sound Designer, Distributor
Image from A Sense of a Maze

A Sense of a Maze

Norway | Oct 2010 | 44:40
Authors exercise a search for answers to life’s unpronounced questions in the labyrinth of a medieval medina.
Director, Animation Director, Producer
Image from Samsara-Vertigo


Norway | Jan 2010 | 4:00
Samsara - a wandering from life to life in the finite, perverse, and impermanent world.
Director, Producer, Director of Photography
Image from Theatre of Tears

Theatre of Tears

Norway | Oct 2007 | 58:00
An ultimate trip in the world of Iranian Shia-Islam traditions.
Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Editor, Concept Artist
Image from Flashes of Persia

Flashes of Persia

Norway | Sep 2007 | 10:00
A visual poetry based on the fascination of Persian old days ornaments, architecture, landscape and music.
Director, Writer (Original story), Director of Photography, Art Director
Image from Chapeau de Fous

Chapeau de Fous

Belgium | Jun 2006 | 10:00
When Jeff takes in use an old bowl-hat, he sees phantoms from the town’s glorious days. These visions help Jeff to reveal his own personal
Director, Producer, Executive Producer, Dramaturg, Director of Photography, Voice, Editor, Art Director
Image from Privkus


Norway | Jan 2000 | 15:00
The metaphysics of Petrograd make a stranger, living in its labyrinths, to sense the Aftertaste of being.
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Information on this profile is provided by the person and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 5 Jul 2011